Surgery Blog: Did You Know?

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Posted on May 16, 2023

For the first time in more than thirty years, two of the leading organizations for bariatric surgeons and integrated health professionals have released new weight-loss surgery guidelines. Updated evidence-based recommendations from the American Society for… read more

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Posted on April 25, 2023

Tips from Stony Brook's Pediatric Surgery Department and Child Life Program

Having a surgical procedure can be unsettling, even scary for some. For children, even more so. And for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a surgical experience can have a severe impact on their… read more

Posted on March 9, 2022

DVT Claims More Lives Than Breast Cancer, HIV, and Motor Vehicle Crashes Combined!


Posted on June 11, 2021

Shouldice Hernia Repair has proven to be exceptionally safe, secure, and reliable.

Have you ever wondered what that bulge is in your groin, belly button, upper belly, or at the old scar in your belly?

Have you had it checked by a physician?… read more

Posted on December 10, 2020

By Dino Spaniolas, MD FACS FASMBS

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Posted on May 8, 2020

It's Good for Your Health to Know about the Dark Side of the Sun

Skin cancer — including melanoma as well as basal and squamous cell carcinomas — is the most common of all cancer types.

The American Cancer Society estimates that in the United States this year there will be… read more

Posted on April 7, 2020

Educate Yourself on the Risk Factors, Signs, and Symptoms, Come to Us for Lifesaving Care

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Posted on March 24, 2020

March Is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Colorectal cancer screening saves lives. If everyone 50 years old or older were screened regularly, as many as 60% of deaths from this cancer could be avoided.

Colorectal cancer — also known as colon cancer — is the third… read more